Government of Andhra Pradesh

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Government of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Official Logo.jpg
Seat of governmentAmaravati
Executive
GovernorEkkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan
Chief ministerN. Chandrababu Naidu
Deputy Chief MinisterK. E. Krishnamurthy Nimmakayala Chinarajappa
Legislature
Assembly
SpeakerKodela Siva Prasad Rao
Deputy SpeakerMandali Buddha Prasad
Members in Assembly175
CouncilVidhan Parishad
ChairmanN. M. D. Farooq
Deputy ChairmanReddy Subrahmanyam
Members in Council58
Judiciary
High CourtAndhra Pradesh High Court
Chief JusticeChagari Praveen Kumar (acting)

Government of Andhra Pradesh is the government for the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is an elected government with 175 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly for a 5-year term Government of Andhra Pradesh is a democratically elected body that governs the State of Andhra Pradesh, India. The state government is headed by the Governor of Andhra Pradesh as the nominal head of state, with a democratically elected Chief Minister as the real head of the executive. The governor who is appointed for five years appoints the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers. Even though the governor remains the ceremonial head of the state, the day-to-day running of the government is taken care of by the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers in whom a great deal of legislative powers is vested. The state government maintains its capital at Amaravati and is seated at the Government Secretariat or the Sachivalayam.

Governance[edit]

Executive[edit]

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is a democratically elected body with the Governor as the constitutional head. The Governor who is appointed for a period of five years appoints the Chief Minister and his council of ministers. Even though the governor remains the ceremonial head of the state, the day-to-day running of the government is taken care of by the Chief Minister and his council of ministers in whom a great deal of legislative powers is vested.

AP Government Employees[1]
Lakhs % Type of Employee
6.06 46.65% Central Government
3.39 26.07% Central Bodies
2.53 19.49% PSU

Legislature[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is currently bicameral consisting of:

Judiciary[edit]

High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad was the highest court of appeal at the state level till 2019 .After Andhra Pradesh High Court was inaugurated in Amaravati on January 1st, 2019, it become the High Court for the State of Andhra Pradesh. It has subordinate Civil and Criminal Courts in every District.[2] Decisions of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh can be appealed in the Supreme Court of India.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Employee Census 2006. Apdes.ap.gov.in. Retrieved on 2012-01-09.
  2. ^ Judicial Directory. Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved on 2012-01-09.

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